David Rockefeller Quotes

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Born: June 12, 1915, New York City, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Organization founder

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As children we recognized that we belonged to an unusual, even exceptional, family, but the effect was different on each of us.
- David Rockefeller

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I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education.
- David Rockefeller

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I am convinced that material things can contribute a lot to making one's life pleasant, but, basically, if you do not have very good friends and relatives who matter to you, life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important.
- David Rockefeller

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I believe that government is the servant of the people and not their master.
- David Rockefeller

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I hope the Guggenheim plan will be revived.
- David Rockefeller

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I learned more from my mother than from all the art historians and curators who have informed me about technical aspects of art history and art appreciation over the years.
- David Rockefeller

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I owe much to mother. She had an expert's understanding, but also approached art emotionally.
- David Rockefeller

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I think of art as the highest level of creativity. To me, it is one of the greatest sources of enjoyment.
- David Rockefeller

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My grandfather, along with Carnegie, was a pioneer in philanthropy, which my father then practiced on a very large scale.
- David Rockefeller

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Philanthropy is involved with basic innovations that transform society, not simply maintaining the status quo or filling basic social needs that were formerly the province of the public sector.
- David Rockefeller

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The Japanese have a wonderful sense of design and a refinement in their art. They try to produce beautiful paintings with the minimum number of strokes.
- David Rockefeller

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